The Graduate Diploma in Rural Generalism enhances rural generalist medical training by providing additional clinical and research skills to postgraduate doctors entering rural practice.
You will build on and integrate skills through online and face to face teaching over a one year FTE (full-time equivalent) program.
This program is not available in 2021. However, if Medicine is your passion, you should apply for one of our related Medicine degrees.
Be the breakthrough
The program will enable you to examine current rural health policy, develop models of care that support a rural generalist approach and become skilled in managing undifferentiated, common and emergency clinical presentations in rural settings.
You will also be introduced to research skills that will assist research in their rural communities.
Fees and delivery
This program is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
The program will seek to be recognised by both The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) as contributing to aspects of their fellowship training programs for vocational registration.
Start your unlimited journey today.
Graduates can look forward to career opportunities including:
- Doctor in a rural setting
General Practitioners diagnose and treat physical and mental illnesses, disorders and injuries, recommend preventative action and refer patients to specialist Practitioners, other health care workers, and social, welfare and support workers.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.